ForkLift
ForkLift
3.5.4
4.4
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ForkLift for Mac

22 September 2021

Powerful file manager: FTP, SFTP, WebDAV, S3, and more.

What is ForkLift for Mac

ForkLift is a powerful file manager and ferociously fast FTP client clothed in a clean and versatile UI that offers the combination of absolute simplicity and raw power expected from a well-executed Mac software.

ForkLift will connect to any remote server SFTP, FTP, WebDAV, Amazon S3, Backblaze B2, Google Drive, Rackspace CloudFiles, SMB, AFP and NFS shares on your local network,- pretty much anything you can plug into or hook up to a Mac. ForkLift also carries a complete toolbox for managing your files, including Folder Synchronization, Multi-Rename, Archive handling, Application deleter, editing files over remote connections and many more. All these power features are packaged into a Finder-like, dual-pane interface that delivers superior workflow while remaining absolutely familiar to use, along with Quick Look, Spotlight search and all.

Features
  • Completely rewritten entirely in Swift
  • ForkLift Mini
  • Two-way Sync
  • Preview
  • Quick Open
  • Multi Rename
  • Dark Mode
  • Dual Pane split vertically or horizontally
  • Favorite Sync via Dropbox
  • Dropbox Support
  • Transfer bandwidth throttling
  • Tags Support
  • Disklet
  • Sync Browsing
  • Tabs
  • Search by name, extention, kind, tags, or content
  • Quick Select
  • App Deleter
  • Remote Editing
  • Archive Management
  • Keyboard Control
  • Workspaces
  • FXP Copy
  • Tools
  • Git Support
  • Open in Terminal, iTerm, or Hyper
  • Hidden Files
  • Share
  • Possible to set as default file viewer
  • File Compare with FileMerge, Kaleidoscope, Beyond Compare, and Araxis Merge support
  • Multilingual: English, Chinese Simplified, Czech, French, German, Hungarian, Italian, Polish, Russian, Spanish and Ukrainian

What's new in ForkLift

Version 3.5.4:
New
  • Option to disable SMB discovery, which could cause double entries of the same local share in the sidebar. If you want to disable SMB discovery, run the following command in Terminal: defaults write com.binarynights.ForkLift-3 DisableSambaDiscovery true
  • Previews SVG files
  • ForkLift now uses short-lived access tokens when connecting to Dropbox
Improvements
  • macOS Monterey compatibility improvements
  • Extended timeout period on S3 and Backblaze
  • During Move operations, issues like loss of internet connection or not enough space in the target location can’t lead to the deletion of the source items when the user clicks Skip in the error window to disregard the error message
Fixes
  • Fixes an issue where a parent folder appeared as its own subfolder on webDAV
  • Fixes a possible memory leak on FTP TLS
  • Fixes an issue where files inside an archive opened in the editor app defined in the Preferences of ForkLift and not in their default apps
  • Fixes a possible crash introduced in version 3.5.3 in Column View, which usually occurred when an item was clicked in the sidebar
  • Fixes the thumbnail loading issue introduced in version 3.5.3 in Icon View: thumbnails were only loaded after scrolling or resizing the thumbnails
  • Fixes an issue where the Quick Select option Select Matches didn’t jump to the match when there was only one match that wasn’t visible in the pane
  • Fixes an issue where permissions weren’t always kept during remote editing
  • Numerous minor fixes and improvements
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5.0
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5.0
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5.0
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5.0
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aleksistella
aleksistella
Aug 3 2021
3.5.3
2.0
Aug 3 2021
2.0
Version: 3.5.3
In the last update (version 3.5.3), I developed a badly worsened design of the program. The top of the ToolBar has become narrower, while the left sidebar is still large and luxurious. Here you can see the problem of disharmony, disproportionality of different parts of the program. I suggest that the developer return the previous look, it was harmonious. Developer, please pay attention to Finder in Mac Big Sur, how the top Toolbar panel looks there, it's beautiful there. Do the same and I'll give you 5 stars. So far, only two stars!
Michael Frankel
Michael Frankel
Jul 6 2021
3.5.3
0.0
Jul 6 2021
0.0
Version: 3.5.3
In-App Updater does NOT work (on Mojave).
aleksjunttila
aleksjunttila
May 28 2021
3.5.2
5.0
May 28 2021
5.0
Version: 3.5.2
I use this application for 3 years and I completely satisfied. Universal ForkLift, contains all the necessary features, and it will use very comfortable. It is made with a good taste. Works stable. Updates always come on time and the application always up to date. I hope that the application will continue to be so good and Up to date. Many thanks to the developers for the good product!
Farmerbob
Farmerbob
May 16 2021
3.5.2
4.0
May 16 2021
4.0
Version: 3.5.2
My 2.x version says update to 3.x, which keeps downloading, and the link brought me here. Then all there was is the 4.x version. I have played with Forklift and think it will be the perfect tool that I will need it to clean up a major mess that the newer "Fancified" CarbonCopyCloner made of a transfer to new replacement drives. But I was expecting a reasonable upgrade price to 3.x, but then remembered I paid the One Time Fee for 2.x after I saw that on the 4.x version with no explanation. I went hunting as to what that means and no joy. So until I get clarification, I'll stick with my 2.x version.
Acheteur
Acheteur
Apr 15 2021
3.5.1
1.0
Apr 15 2021
1.0
Version: 3.5.1
With this update 3.5.1, the “Forklift Mini” menu no longer appears in the menu bar: continuous bugs since the previous version 3.5!
Acheteur
Acheteur
Apr 15 2021
3.5
1.0
Apr 15 2021
1.0
Version: 3.5
Do not expect anything from this programmer in order to have his help or his support: he NEVER responds! ...
Maclover1-1
Maclover1-1
Mar 28 2021
3.4.4
3.0
Mar 28 2021
3.0
Version: 3.4.4
Am encountering speed issues, errors etc. Not sure if it related to changes with MacOS or my hosting service.. but I am now back to good old Transmit.. and no such problems. Maybe FL needs an update.. who knows.
locojohn
locojohn
Feb 10 2021
3.4.4
3.0
Feb 10 2021
3.0
Version: 3.4.4
Although, handy for generic tasks, I consider Forklift 3 in multiple ways underdeveloped. For example, dragging and dropping files from Dock or Finder into Favourites, Devices or sub-folders does not work. Folders don't expand on spring-load. View options (e.g sort order) is not saved. Mouse-clicking to rename a file or folder does not always work as expected.
cacs
cacs
Feb 2 2021
3.4.4
2.0
Feb 2 2021
2.0
Version: 3.4.4
It has this "preparing" thing before uploads that makes it really slow (several minutes) compared to free options like Cyberduck and Filezilla. With Cyberduck or Filezilla it takes literally seconds to upload the same files.. I fully removed/reinstalled the app and tried again with same results.. Help from support is non responsive even for paid customers like myself. Too bad!
dupap56
dupap56
Dec 7 2020
3.4.4
5.0
Dec 7 2020
5.0
Version: 3.4.4
Using this for years. Consistently very good.
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